Netherland Rower Finn Florizan will not compete in the ongoing Tokyo olympics events after testing positive for the Covid-19 on Friday, the Netherlands and the Royal Dutch Rowing Federation said in a joint statement.
“The rower came out of the heats on Friday and would have had a second race on Saturday, but cannot continue in the tournament. He has to be quarantined for 10 days,” the statement read.
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“I wasn’t completely satisfied with my race (on Friday). But I was optimistic I would improve in the next opportunity. Now it’s over in an instant,” Florijn was quoted saying in the statement.